Visionaire is also a “one twenty one”. But his wasn’t a Timeform rating. It was the time he took to demolish the King’s Bishop (Gr1) field over seven furlongs. “One minute twenty one”. That’s what we said.
The modern honour-roll of the King’s Bishop (Gr1) includes top sires More Than Ready, Distorted Humor, Elusive Quality, Hard Spun, City Zip, End Sweep, Ghostzapper, Successful Appeal and Henny Hughes.
Former celebrities of the Gotham Stakes (Gr3) include Secretariat, Gone West, Seeking The Gold, Gulch and Easy Goer.
From the “sire-making” male line of Gone West, sire of Western Winter, Speightstown, Elusive Quality, Zafonic, Zamindar, Mr Greeley, Sail From Seattle, etc.
JOHANNESBURG READY TO RUN SALE Inanda Club, Sandton 31 October 2014